Danese Kenon is a dynamic visual educator and coach with nearly two decades of photojournalism experience. Kenon is the Managing Editor of Visuals the Philadelphia Inquirer. She teaches multimedia journalism, Photojournalism, and leadership at The Kalish, to NABJ student journalists, and most recently at the Eddie Adams Workshop. Follow her on twitter @danesekenon.
She started her career as a photographer at The Democrat and Chronicle in Rochester, NY, then earned a master’s in photography from the SI Newhouse School of Communications at Syracuse University. A Pulliam Fellowship took Kenon to The Indianapolis Star, where she was a photographer, multimedia journalist and editor. She moved into management as Assistant Managing Editor/Visuals at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and later as the Deputy Director of Video/Multimedia at the Tampa Bay Times.